tyrannic(redirected from tyrannicly)
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ty·ran·ni·cal(tĭ-răn′ĭ-kəl, tī-) also ty·ran·nic (-răn′ĭk)
1. Of or relating to a tyrant or tyranny: a tyrannical government.
2. Characteristic of a tyrant or tyranny; despotic and oppressive: a tyrannical supervisor. See Synonyms at dictatorial.
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|Adj.||1.||tyrannic - characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty; "an authoritarian regime"; "autocratic government"; "despotic rulers"; "a dictatorial rule that lasted for the duration of the war"; "a tyrannical government"|
undemocratic - not in agreement with or according to democratic doctrine or practice or ideals; "the union broke with its past undemocratic procedures"
1. Having and exercising complete political power and control:
adv → tyrannisch